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Town Council

In its final meeting of 2017 and also the final meeting for outgoing mayor Lois Hubbard, the Odessa Town Council adopted its budget for 2018 at Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting, which was...

 

It's a Wonderful Life on stage in Odessa

Wheatland Theatre Company, under managing director Drew Kowalkowski and artistic director Karen Brewster, provided an Odessa audience with a version of the It's a Wonderful Life story in the form of...

 

HS boys basketball

Wilbur-Creston Last Tuesday, December 5, the high-school boys basketball team played a non-league contest at home against Wilbur-Creston, currently playing as a 2B school. With most of the team having...

 

HS girls basketball

Wilbur-Creston On December 5, the Tiger high-school girls played W-C in Odessa, defeating the Wildcats by 10 points. Odessa 15 10 14 7     46 Wilbur-Creston 10 5 6 15...

 

Tiger football

In our wrap up of the football season last week, we neglected to mention that the Tiger boys received the third-place trophy in the state 1B football tournament. Lummi, the other team eliminated in...

 

Tiger football

The Tiger football team lost to Sunnyside Christian Saturday at Edgar Brown Stadium, Pasco, in one of two semi-final games played this weekend. Almira-Coulee Hartline won its game against Lummi and wi...

 

More interest shown in industrial park

Questions of federal vs. state laws on the question of marijuana use and how the answers to them might affect the Odessa Industrial Park were of concern to several members of the Odessa Public Develop...

 

Town Council

After much debate and a thorough search of the town’s records, the council voted to uphold prior legislation and refuse to allow animal husbandry to take place at the school shop. Based on the town...

 

Bill Crossley is candidate for Odessa mayor's job

Bill Crossley has spent most of his adult life in Odessa, even though his birth and youth took place elsewhere. He was born in New Jersey and raised in New York state. As a young adult he heeded the c...

 

Health Night focus is prevention

Women's Health Night, an event sponsored by the local health care community, was an evening of learning more about prevention of women's health problems and about the health care providers for...

 

EMTs score with hunters' breakfast

The volunteer Odessa Emergency Medical Technicians, who man the ambulance whenever it is called out to help a member of the community, held a two-day fund-raiser this past weekend as the opening of hu...

 

Wash. Masonic Charities presentation

Washington Masonic Charities, at the request of Odessa’s Masonic Lodge members, presented a seminar on facing the challenges of aging. Two representatives of WA Masonic Charities, Jen Taylor and...

 

Deutschesfest roundup

The 47th Odessa Deutschesfest appears to have drawn a good crowd. No final figures have as yet been submitted to The Record, but our view from being at various venues was that lots of people came and...

 

47th Deutschesfest ready to welcome visitors

Welcome to Odessa and the Odessa Deutschesfest. This is our town’s moment to shine and to show our hospitality to the many guests who visit us. The festival began in 1971 and is now celebrating its...

 

Town Council

A full complement of the Odessa Town Council met Monday evening under the leadership of Mayor Lois Hubbard. Several members of the public were also on hand to either address the council or support...

 

Free seminar on aging coming to Odessa

Thanks to the Odessa Masonic Lodge #156, Odessa's older residents and anyone else who wishes to participate will have the opportunity to attend a free seminar provided by the Washington Masonic...

 

Fire destroys buildings at Frederick place

A hot, smoky day became even hotter and smokier on Monday as several buildings at a farmstead south of Odessa went up in flames. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the buildings were already...

 

Town Council

The town council met August 28 in the public library. Diana Finkbeiner, representing Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center, requested use of the Old Town Hall for a six-week class on self-management of...

 

Solar eclipse wows crowds all across America

The total eclipse of the sun that took place Monday of this week was thrilling for most Americans to see. Although the very best viewing (a total eclipse, with 100 percent coverage) was in northern...

 

Steve Siegel running for Odessa mayor

Steve Siegel is running for mayor of Odessa. Why, you might ask? He says he waited until the second-to-last day to file for the position, and at the time no one else had filed. He did not feel it was...

 

Health and safety night in the park

Last Wednesday was an event in Odessa at Reiman Park that, admittedly, came together at the last minute. That might explain the low turnout, even with the free food offered. Flyers were put up around...

 

Area harvest is now in full swing

In a normal year, the canola harvest would be finished by now and even the subsequent wheat harvest would be winding down. This year, the long winter has led to concurrent harvesting of canola and...

 

Town Council

The Odessa Town Council met Monday evening with two members of the town’s engineering firm providing reports. Steven Nelson reported that the downtown street project is finished except for the...

 

Harvest has begun: Be safe, prevent fires, yield to trucks

As we go to press this week, harvest has yet to start within the closest environs of Odessa, although the station of the Odessa Trading Co. at Batum began receiving hard red winter wheat last week. Th...

 

Council/Chamber

As reported at Monday evening’s town council meeting, Odessa police chief Tom Clark is very pleased with a computer application now available to Odessa residents that allows alerts to be issued on...

 

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